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English definition of “relish”

relish

verb [T]     /ˈrel.ɪʃ/ formal
C2 to like or enjoy something: I always relish a challenge . [+ -ing verb] I don't relish tell ing her that her son has been arrested .Taking pleasure in something If you relish the idea or thought of something, you feel pleasure that it is going to happen : She's relishing the prospect of studying in Bologna for six months .Taking pleasure in something
(Definition of relish verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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